Cooling of dialysis fluids protects against brain damage
Science Daily, 21 hours ago
Dialysis drives progressive white matter brain injury due to blood pressure instability, however, patients who dialyzed at 0.5 degrees Celcius below body temperature were completely protected against such white matter changes, a study shows.
Internet moguls Musk, Bezos shake up US space race
PhysOrg, 21 hours ago
The space race to end America''s reliance on Russia escalated this week with a multibillion dollar NASA award for SpaceX''s Elon Musk and an unexpected joint venture for Blue Origin''s Jeff Bezos.
Watch Live @ 6 p.m. ET: The Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony
strange-news, 21 hours ago
The 24th annual Ig Nobel Prize awards, live from the historic Sanders Theatre at Harvard University.
WATCH LIVE @ 7:30 pm ET: Planet Definition Debate Tonight
skywatching, 21 hours ago
The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics is hosting a debate tonight (Sept. 18) at 7:30 p.m. EDT about the definition of the term "planet." Here''s how to watch live.
Marathon Span: World''s Longest Sea Bridge Opens
msnbc.msn.com, 22 hours ago
China opened the world''s longest bridge over water on Thursday. The Jiaozhou Bay bridge is 26.4 miles long, according to Guinness World Records. It links China''s eastern port city of Qingdao to Huangdao island. State-run CCTV said the 110-foot-wide bridge cost more than 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billi...
Some inmates should have the right to euthanasia
New Scientist - Latest Headlines, September 19, 2014
Should convicted prisoners facing life behind bars get the right to die on the grounds of their tortured existence? Sometimes, says physician Christian Brown
Toward optical chips
EurekAlert, September 19, 2014
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) In the next issue of the journal Nano Letters, researchers from MIT''s departments of Physics and of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science will describe a new technique for building MoS2 light emitters tuned to different frequencies, an essential require...
Samsung Bets On OLED Printer Maker Kateeva
IEEE Spectrum, September 19, 2014
Kateeva says it has figured out how to make big, cheap OLED displays, and Samsung is betting $38 million on it
Report: Email volume rises 13% in Q3
BtoB Magazine, December 20, 2013
New York-Overall email volume increased by 12.7% in the third quarter compared with the year-earlier period, and unique open rates rose 6.0%, according to a new report by Experian Marketing Services.